Thursday, September 14, 2017

Deadly school shooting rocks Spokane County, Trump veers left on DACA, morning headlines

Posted By on Thu, Sep 14, 2017 at 9:53 AM

click to enlarge Freeman High School was the target of a school shooting yesterday, leaving one student dead and three injured.
Freeman High School was the target of a school shooting yesterday, leaving one student dead and three injured.

ON INLANDER.COM

It can happen here
A school shooter attacks at Freeman High School in the south Spokane County town of Rockford. One student was killed, and three others were injured.

Tragic hero

Freeman High School sophomore Sam Strahan, the student who was shot and killed, tried to stop his classmate from firing the gun.


IN OTHER NEWS

The parents who wait in fear

The Spokesman-Review's Shawn Vestal wrote this heartbreaking column about parents waiting for the news of their children's safety after the school shooting.

What the witnesses saw
Teenagers saw and heard their classmates being shot at Freeman High School. (Spokesman-Review)

What the wounded victims' friends say
Friends speak out about the three teenage girls who were wounded. (Spokesman-Review)

Tragedy follows tragedy
The Freeman High School student who was killed by his classmate just lost his father weeks ago. (Spokesman-Review)

Playing with guns
The accused school shooter, sophomore Caleb Sharpe, filmed YouTube clips pretending to use guns to shoot people. (Spokesman-Review)


DACA, deals and the wall
President Trump says he’s willing to make a deal to legalize DACA recipients in exchange for border security — and that deal doesn’t include funding for the wall. (New York Times)


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A lifelong Spokane native, staff writer Daniel Walters is the Inlander's City Hall reporter. But he also reports on a wide swath of other topics, including business, education, real estate development, land use, and other stories throughout North Idaho and Spokane County.He's reported on deep flaws in the Washington...